One should never customise a theme directly. If you do you could lose all your changes should the parent theme be updated. To overcome this problem in WordPress you simply create a child theme which you can then customise to your heart’s content.

If you are using Stix or any other STARTER theme you do not need to create a child, you change the name of the starter theme and do your customisation in the newly named starter theme.

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